Selected Conferences
Attendee. Association of American University Presses Conference. Philadelphia, PA. June 2016.
Invited Speaker. “Economic AND Artistic Experience: Exploring the Complex Politics of Cultural Intervention.” Beauty in Small Places II Conference. Portland, IN. April 2014.
Presenter. “Regionalism in Theory and Practice, or a Plea for Appalachian Studies.” Appalachian Studies Association Conference. Charleston, WV. March 2014.
Keynote Speaker. “A Seat at the Table: Public Engagement and the Future of Appalachian Studies.” University of Kentucky Graduate Appalachian Research Community Symposium and Arts Showcase. Lexington, KY. March 2014.
Invited Panel Participant. “The Messy and Complex Politics of Social Work and Development.” Social Work Day at Union College. Barbourville, KY. February 2014.
Invited Panel Participant. “Economic Mindfulness, Development, and Craft Production.” Citizen’s Institute for Rural Design. Somerset, KY. October 2013.
Invited Panel Participant. “Creating a New Economic Language in Central Appalachia.” Association of American Geographers Conference. Los Angeles, CA. April 2013.
Presenter. “Conceptualizing the State: Geographical Lores, Alternative Economic Practices, and the Kentucky Craft Marketing Program.” Appalachian Studies Association Conference. Boone, NC. March 2013.
Presenter. “Fostering a Language of Economic Diversity and a Politics of Hope in Eastern Kentucky.” Appalachian Studies Association Conference. Indiana, PA. March 2012.
Presenter. “Kentucky Crafted: Exploring Geographical Lores and Alternative Economic Practices.” Association of American Geographers Conference. New York, NY. February 2012.

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